Jasper County Newswire

Jasper County Newswire

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  1. Former Joplin Student Sues School District Over Alleged RapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    A former Joplin High School student alleges in a lawsuit that she was raped last year in a school stairwell because administrators failed to protect her. The lawsuit filed this month in Jasper County says the school district "knew or had reason to know" the alleged perpetrator had engaged in prior sexual misconduct.

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  2. Joshua Poacher trial begins jury selection in Jasper CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 10 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Jury selection began at the Jasper County Courthouse on Monday for the trial of Joshua Poacher, who is charged with two counts of murder in the Aug. 16 shooting deaths of a couple . Kantibhai Patel, 72, and his wife Hansaben Patel, 67, were found dead at the the Best Western Motel in Point South.

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  3. County Continues To Discuss SPLOSTRead the original story

    Friday Apr 7 | Monticello News

    The Jasper County Commissioners held a work session on the upcoming Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum that will be held in November, before their regular meeting Monday, and while they were generally brainstorming, several ideas were brought out. The commissioners have trimmed the original requests of more than $10 million down to $7.8 million, but the tax is only anticipated to bring in $3.9 million for the county over six years.

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  4. Jasper County Deputy Receives Purple HeartRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    A Jasper County Sheriff's Deputy received a Purple Heart Monday . Deputy Nolan Murray was honored in Carthage in front of family, friends and fellow law enforcement officers.

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  5. Deputy Murray To Be Honored In CarthageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 2 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    The Jasper County Sheriff's Office will honor Deputy Nolan Murray with a Purple Heart Monday night . You'll remember Murray was seriously injured when he was shot while trying to serve a warrant at a Joplin motel March 1st.

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  6. Sarcoxie Couple Arrested For Armed RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Two people are in custody for armed robbery in Carthage. Charles Edward Banks, 37, and Nichole Elaine Cook, 36, both of Sarcoxie, are in the Jasper County Jail on multiple charges related to an incident NewsTalk KZRG reported on earlier this week.

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  7. Two Arrested In Webb City After Police Find Meth LabRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    ... turing a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Charges are currently pending with the Jasper County Prosecutors Office.

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  8. Oronogo Man To Stand Trial On Child Sex Abuse ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    ... s following an interview at the Children's Center in Joplin. Purvis' court date has been set for April 10th in Jasper County.

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  9. Boy jailed 25 years for shooting sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... responded in October 2015 to their adoptive parents' home near Jasper. Chris Carriger, a detective with the Jasper County Sheriff's Department, testified at a hearing that Tristan fled into some woods after the shooting and turned up later near a ...

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  10. Teen gets 25 years for sister's shooting deathRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 28 | News Tribune

    ... Jasper. Authorities said the siblings were adopted out of foster care. Chris Carriger, a detective with the Jasper County Sheriff's Department, testified at a hearing Tristan fled into some woods after the shooting and turned up later near a shop ...

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  11. Missouri 15-year-old sentenced to 25 years for murdering sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 28 | New York Daily News

    ... eventually found near a shop building behind the house, not far from where investigators found two handguns, Jasper County Detective Chris Carriger previously testified. Authorities also believed Potts intended to set the family's home on fire ...

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  12. Missouri teen gets 25 years for sister's shooting deathRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 28 | Houston Chronicle

    This undated file photo provided by the Jasper County Sheriff's Office shows Tristan Potts, of Jasper, Mo. Potts was sentenced Monday, March 27, 2017, for second-degree murder, armed criminal action and attempted first-degree arson in the fatal shooting of his 12-year-old sister outside their rural southwest Missouri home in October 2015.

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  13. Miller Man Killed in Head-On CollisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 27 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    A Man from Miller was killed in a two vehicle accident in Jasper County Sunday afternoon. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 30-year-old Brandon Pennington was traveling on Highway 96, east of Carthage when he was struck head-on by 23-year-old Jamal Douglas of Bartow, Florida, who had crossed the center line into Pennington's lane just before 12:45 p.m. Douglas and a passenger in Pennington's car, 6-year-old Dayton Pennington were taken to Joplin hospitals with moderate injuries.

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  14. Three Injured In I-44 CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Three people were injured in a single vehicle accident Thursday night in Jasper County. The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 50-year-old Robert Hammon of Goodman was eastbound on I-44, east of Fidelity, around 6:00 p.m when he ran off the ran off the left side of the road and hit a guardrail.

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  15. Cemetery South Of Jasper VandalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Who would vandalize a cemetery? That's what Jasper County law enforcement wants to know after a cemetery south of Jasper was vandalized on Friday . Jasper County Sheriff's Detective Tim Williams tells News Talk KZRG what happened at the Paradise Cemetery at I-49 and Baseline Boulevard.

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  16. City Of Joplin & Blasters Reach Compromise SettlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    ... part of the parking lots adjacent to the stadium and that the current lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court of Jasper County, Missouri will be dismissed with prejudice each party to bear their own costs. This settlement was entered into between the ...

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  17. Jasper County Courthouse Evacuated After Bomb Threat Called InRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | WHO-TV

    The Jasper County Sheriff's Office says a 911 call came in to Jasper County dispatch around 10:30 a.m. and the caller indicated a bomb was in the courthouse. Officials evacuated the courthouse, along with some nearby businesses.

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  18. Deputy Murray Released From HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    He's out of the hospital. Jasper County Sheriff's Deputy Nolan Murray was released from the hospital Monday .

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  19. Benefit For Deputy MurrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    ... tax return completely free of charge, as long as you make a donation to Deputy Nolan Murray." Murray is the Jasper County Sheriff's Deputy who was shot this past Wednesday (3/1) while trying to serve a warrant at a Joplin motel. Nash says the offer ...

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  20. Update On Deputy Murraya s ConditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    The Jasper County Sheriff's Office has an update on Deputy Nolan Murray's condition. Murray was shot Wednesday while trying to serve a warrant at a Joplin motel.

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